small business

It’s time to protect and expand Medicaid, say Maine business owners

Lewiston-area business owners gathered this week at Grace Street Recovery Services, an opioid addiction treatment center, to share why they

public assistance

The LePage administration has abandoned a generation of Maine children to poverty

Last week in Androscoggin county, a panel of child poverty experts came together at Bates College and produced an absolutely

Maine Center for Economic Policy

Mainers rally against GOP attempt to roll back fair taxes and school funding referendum

Mainers who helped to pass Question 2, the referendum to funds local schools through a 3% tax increase on income

National Employment Law Project

Rep. Golden stands up to corporate lobby to fight wage theft

A new bill introduced by House Assistant Majority Leader Jared Golden would crack down on wage theft by unethical employers

state budget

As Maine considers Medicaid expansion, new study shows it paid off in other states

Although the GOP-controlled Congress is pledging its continued interest — despite stalls and snags — to dismantle Obamacare, some “red

Emerge Maine

This nurse from The County stole the show at Bernie’s rally

One of the most pointed and poignant moments of the rally featuring Sen. Bernie Sanders and Democratic National Committee Chair

environment

Bill to tax electric vehicles would take Maine down the wrong road

The state of Maine should be doing everything it can to promote the use of electric vehicles, because zero-emission transportation

Maine Center for Economic Policy
state budget

As Maine considers Medicaid expansion, new study shows it paid off in other states

Although the GOP-controlled Congress is pledging its continued interest — despite stalls and snags — to dismantle Obamacare, some “red

Susan Collins

Sen. Collins pulls off a masterful pivot on the filibuster

In political jargon, a “pivot” is similar in a lot of ways to its definition in sports: you plant yourself,

health care

As opioid deaths skyrocket, police call for Maine to expand Medicaid

An updated analysis released Tuesday by the offices of Maine’s Chief Medical Examiner and Attorney General shows that drug overdose

fair wages

Gov. LePage orders Department of Labor not to enforce minimum wage law

In a media statement released on Wednesday, Maine Governor Paul LePage announced that his administration will refuse to enforce a

Maine Education Association

Report: Sen. Collins only opposed DeVos once she knew her vote wouldn’t matter

According to Republican sources quoted by Politico, Maine Senator Susan Collins waited to announce her opposition to Betsy DeVos, President